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Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver profile

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver *


Statement of Purpose: The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to inspire and enable young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.


Address: 2017 West 9th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204
Phone Number: 303-892-9200
Fax: 303-892-9210
Email Address:
Web Site:


Number of Employees: 60


Major Fund-raisers: Boys & Girls Clubs Golf Tournament, Youth of the Year Dinner, Day for Kids Dash


Director(s): John P. Arigoni, President/CEO; Tom O'Donnell, Chariman of the Board
Key Personnel: Kathy Luna, Chief Operating Officer; Phil Bloise, Vice President of Finance; Patrick Hayes, Vice President of Development; Tina Martinez, Vice President of Program Services


Founded: 1961
Community Served: More than 11,000 young people, ages 6 to 18, living in primarily low-income neighborhoods in our community.




Accomplishments: The organization operates nine safe neighborhood branches where kids can spend time after school and during the summer. The Clubs are places where young people come to learn, do homework, develop social skills, participate in the arts, and play sports and stay fit. The Boys & Girls Clubs also owns and operates a summer camp in Ward, Colorado. All of the Clubs are open, accessible, and affordable to all children between the ages of 6 and 18.


Previous Event Coverage:

May 11, 2013 Youth of the Year honored at Boys & Girls Clubs Annual Gala
October 19, 2012 Boys & Girls Club Halloween 5K Scream Scram
September 14, 2012 Boys and Girls Clubs Take Flight to Luxury
August 06, 2012 Boys and Girls Clubs Tee It Up To Help the Kids
May 12, 2012 BGCMD's Largest Youth of the Year Gala Sparkles with Energy
September 22, 2011 Boys and Girls Clubs Take Flight to Luxury
March 29, 2011 Boys and Girls Clubs Hold Youth of the Year Reception
September 20, 2010 Savor the Grape for Charity with Champ Bailey and John Lynch
August 23, 2010 2010 Boys & Girls Club Golf Tournament
June 11, 2009 Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Tees It Up
April 04, 2009 Beyond Survivor - Excelling Boys & Girls Honored
September 21, 2008 Day for Kids Dash 2008
September 15, 2008 Savor the Grape Celebration
June 12, 2008 Fairways and Greens for BGCMD
May 02, 2008 Denver Broncos Help to Celebrate Youth of the Year
June 06, 2007 Boys & Girls Clubs Supporters "Tee It Up for Tech"
August 26, 2006 Youth of the Year Awards Gala presented by Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
March 25, 2006 Bowling and Big Fun for The Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver
November 11, 2005 Young Achievement Celebrated by Boys and Girls Club
June 09, 2005 Boys and Girls Club Scores a Hole in One
September 03, 2004 2004 Youth of the Year Dinner Celebrates Inner-City Youth Success Stories
June 24, 2004 Tee It Up For Tech
September 07, 2001 Boys & Girls Clubs Celebrate Youth of the Year
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